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When polar explorer Will Steger heard the news, he couldn’t believe it, but knew it was real: The 1,250-square-mile ice shelf he had crossed in Antarctica by dog sled had collapsed into the sea.

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Passersby no longer have to peek in the windows. After two years of planning and remodeling, The Brickhouse Food + Drink is open on Washington Square.

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Micah Watkins, of Vadnais Heights, will again dance the lead role of Snow Prince in Ballet Minnesota’s 32nd annual holiday favorite, “The Classic Nutcracker,” Dec. 13 to 15 at the O’Shaughnessy on the campus of St. Catherine University.

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As excited as they are about the holiday season, many kids are equally curious when it comes to the ice. Talking with children about ice safety now will help them stay safe during this festive time.

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Chilly autumn mornings go great with a hot cup of coffee and a relaxing view of migrating birds--but there might be a stronger connection between that cup of coffee and the birds at the feeder than you realize. 

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WHITE BEAR LAKE — A group recovery facility one resident referred to as another Hazelden lost round one in its quest to change city code.

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Ben Neumann is a unique combination of professional baker and professional mixed martial artist (MMA). As his website intro declares, "put the two together and you have possibly the most intimidating moniker in the fight game: 'Ben The Baker Neumann.'" Not. 

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At the recent Climate Reality Project training weekend in Minneapolis, Al Gore declared that the only way to change policies in time to solve the climate crisis is through grassroots pressure and initiatives. He added that “some damage has been made inevitable, but we still have time to avoi…

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Now that the White Bear Lake Area School's $326 million bond referendum has passed, Hugo can expect a new elementary school to likely open in fall 2022. The new one-campus high school in White Bear Lake will probably open in fall 2024.

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In the Gospel of John, Jesus commands his disciple Peter, “Feed my sheep.” He may not have specifically mentioned pizza, but through their community brick oven, parishioners at White Bear Lake United Methodist Church (WBLUMC) are using homemade wood-fired pizzas to answer that call.

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When Willernie Mayor B.K. Parent first began writing her young adult book series, she happened to visit the Canadian municipality of Neebing, just across the border from Grand Portage.

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Karis Lim, of North Oaks, will dance the lead role of Clara in Ballet Minnesota’s 32nd annual holiday favorite “The Classic Nutcracker,” Dec. 13 to 15 at the O’Shaughnessy on the campus of St. Catherine University.

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With a list of service projects that could fill a novel, it is no surprise that Army veteran Jeff Loeks will be recognized with an award later this month.

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It may be hard to believe, but the holidays will soon be upon us, which means that we’ll be making our lists and checking them twice. Not sure what to put on your list? Look no further. We’ve rounded up a selection of unique and thoughtful items, all available at businesses in Stillwater and…

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Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Commissioner Jan Malcolm and Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) Commissioner Nancy Leppink took action Monday, Oct. 28 to cease operations related to the industrial production of lead products at Water Gremlin after children of employees wer…

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Remember to set your clocks back Sunday, Nov. 3. Daylight saving time ends officially at 2 a.m. central time. That means sunrise and sunset will be about an hour earlier on Nov. 3. There will be more light in the morning.

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An experienced pilot from Benson Airport is reportedly OK after crashing his Piper Tri-Pacer Sunday morning, Oct. 27, on the west side of Hwy. 61. He was taken by ambulance to the hospital; his plane is totaled. More details to come.

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WHITE BEAR LAKE — Persistence paid off for the watchdog group following Water Gremlin’s every move when it succeeded in getting a meeting with the governor.